Speakers

Discover the Writer in You book release

Celebrate the release of the Murphy Writers' Group's first anthology, Discover the Writer in You, on Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. Read more »

College Readiness

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Clueless about College?
At College Readiness, community professionals present the basics of getting into college to teens & their families!
Topics and Guests are as follows:
Sept 10—What you need to know about ACT/SAT Prep (Guest speaker: Greg Jackson of Sylvan Learning)
Sept 17—Demystifying College Admissions (Guest Speaker: Britney Deutschendorf of UAHuntsville)
Sept 24—Writing the College Admissions Essay (Guest Speaker: Joe Freeman of Randolph School)

Baby Proof Your House!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Learn how to baby-proof your house room by room!

New Mom Helpful Hints Workshop

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Are you a new mother?  Come join us to share and bond with other moms to discuss helpful ideas and hints on being a mother!  We will also discuss recall awareness, how to create household schedules, and find out about free resources available to you and your family.

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel. Read more »

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book,
The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel.

Join us for a stimulating talk with this Huntsville favorite!
Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

CANCELLED: Video Chat with Author Daniel R. Schwarz

Meet New York author Dan Schwarz in this special video chat, and discuss his book Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. Read more »

CANCELLED: Video Chat with Author Daniel R. Schwarz

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet New York author Dan Schwartz in this special video chat, and discuss his book Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009.

Twickenham Fest at the Libraries/Susanna Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Twickenham Fest with co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matthew McDonald, at the Libraries--Opera Performance

Meet the Author: Robert Inman

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady.

A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, The Governor’s Lady shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships

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